WE for SHE NextGen Leaders Program Launch

In partnership with Women’s Enterprise Centre, Minerva BC launched the first WE for SHE NextGen Leaders full-day event at Khalsa School.

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Changemakers Spotlight: ICBC

Minerva BC had the opportunity of speaking with Barbara Meens-Thistle, VP of Central Services of ICBC, on some of the internal initiatives supporting gender diversity in ICBC’s leadership. ICBC has had tremendous success with increasing the representation of women in leadership roles by 24% in just three years. Currently, women represent 47% of leadership postitions at ICBC, but ICBC retains its commitment to reach complete gender parity by 2020.

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Congratulations to our Lis & Bruce Welch and Ann Naymie Award winners

Congratulations to Leigh Wall and Carmen Landsdowne for winning awards to attend the current session of Women Leading the Way™.

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Minerva BC Receives Funding from Status of Women Canada

On September 8th, 2017, Status of Women Canada announced $2.2 million dollars in funding for gender equality projects. Minerva BC was one of 7 organizations to receive funding in British Columbia.

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Women on their Way: Autumn Walkem

We met Autumn Walken this past May when she attended Minerva BC’s Learning to Lead weekend. Her magnetic warmth and thoughtful insights naturally made us think, “Wow, this girl is going places!”. Sure enough, Autumn took part in a unique program, Girls on Ice – Alaska, shortly after her weekend at Learning to Lead. We caught up with Autumn after her whirlwind trip across glacial plains.

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Join us at the Minerva BC Fall Fundraiser

The Minerva BC Fall Fundraiser is happening this November 22nd at the Terminal City Club.

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Congratulations to our Michelle Pockey Leadership Award winners

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who applied for the Michelle Pockey Leadership award. We […]

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The Power of Partnerships: The making of Indigenous Roots

With Indigenous Roots wrapping a successful pilot year, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude for all the partners who helped to make this program possible.

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Women on their Way: Ida Adamowicz

Ida Adamowicz is a photographer and founder of Wonderful Ida photography and videogprahy. Raised with a camera in her hand, Ida inherited her father’s creative drive and talents. When she’s not photographing Minerva’s events (where her sheer presence increases production value tenfold), she’s expanding her side hustle with additional courses and training.

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Support an emerging leader in the non-profit sector

Minerva BC is currently looking for supporters of The Filomena Nalewajek Non-Profit Leadership Award, which will enable an emerging female leader in the non-profit sector to participate in Women Leading the Way™, an interactive, part-time leadership training program, in Fil’s name.

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